Featured News Items
- Hinesville Business Incubator for Entrepreneurship celebrates grand openingThe Hinesville Development Authority, Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the city of Hinesville, in partnership with Georgia Southern University’s Business Innovation Group (BIG), have launched the very first Hinesville Business Incubator, partially funded by an Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant. The incubator is located across the street from Georgia Southern’s Liberty Campus in downtown Hinesville.
- New location enhances the community impact of Georgia Southern’s Institute for Health Logistics & AnalyticsThe new downtown Statesboro location of the Institute for Health Logistics & Analytics (IHLA) at Georgia Southern (GS) University will host the public to celebrate its grand opening on Nov. 30, 12 – 2 p.m. Remarks will take place at 12:30 p.m.
- Georgia Southern engineering student assists global medical device companyWhen the opportunity arose for Kenneth Nwagu, an engineering graduate student in the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing (AEPCEC), to work on a real-world engineering project that’s since been put to use at a global company, there was no way he would say no.
- Georgia Power Foundation awards grant for BIG Edge Entrepreneurship ProgramGeorgia Southern University’s Business Innovation Group (BIG) has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Georgia Power Foundation, Inc., to empower diversity in early-stage entrepreneurship. In turn, BIG has created the BIG Edge Entrepreneurship Program for six entrepreneurs to have offices and participate in entrepreneurship programs at the Georgia Grown Innovation Center (GGIC) in Metter, Georgia, for one year.
- Georgia Southern’s fall enrollment sets several recordsOfficial numbers verified by the University System of Georgia (USG) show Georgia Southern University set several enrollment records this year, and saw growth on its Armstrong Campus in Savannah and in online classes. Georgia Southern’s official fall 2023 enrollment was 26,106, a 2.35% increase over fall 2022’s final enrollment figure of 25,506.
- 2023 Mark Finlay Memorial Lecture Series hosts Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic Jerry Saltz on Nov. 9Saltz will soon come to Georgia Southern University’s Armstrong Campus as part of the Mark Finlay Memorial Lecture Series. His 60-minute lecture, “The Art World Problem,” will be at the Fine Arts Auditorium on the Armstrong Campus on Nov. 9 at 6 p.m.
- “Moveable Feast” lecture series returns with discussion of Oscar Wilde at historic venueThe College of Arts and Humanities will host the latest installment of its “Moveable Feast” lecture series on Oscar Wilde. The event is on Monday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m.. at the Savannah Theatre, located at 222 Bull Street in Savannah.
- Georgia Southern’s commitment to veterans and military members recognized, program locations extended to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield postsGeorgia Southern’s ongoing commitment to military and military-connected students is recognized once again – this time by Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges. The University’s success is reflected in its top 10% ranking in the comprehensive annual ranking of schools for military service members and veterans.